From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Maybe it’s time for a Jewish comedian on late night television
Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news
A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza
Plus Claire Danes and Dustin Hoffman talk Homeland, and more in the news
Plus Tel Aviv’s pride parade, escape tunnels found at Sobibor, and more
‘The Daily Show’ host is making a flick about an imprisoned Iranian journalist
What folks are saying about the big story
Deleted tweets, charges of propaganda, and other high-level intrigue
Plus why so serious Jon Stewart?
‘I guess some people are still stuck in the 56th century’
The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate
Plus cantors and rabbis take the Food Stamp Challenge
Plus Obama and Netanyahu to miss each other in September
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Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.